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Lineage and Honors Information as of 2 September 2011

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120th MEDICAL COMPANY

 

            Organized and Federally recognized 3 September 1918 in the Oklahoma National Guard at Tulsa as Company B, 3d Infantry

            Reorganized and redesignated 2 June 1921 as Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 3d Infantry

            Redesignated 14 October 1921 as Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 180th Infantry, an element of the 45th Division (later redesignated as the 45th Infantry Division)

            Reorganized and redesignated 31 December 1921 as Company L, 180th Infantry

            Inducted into Federal service 16 September 1940 at Tulsa

            Inactivated 24 November 1945 at Camp Bowie, Texas

            Reorganized and Federally recognized 6 March 1947 in the Oklahoma National Guard at Tulsa as Company F, 279th Infantry, an element of the 45th Infantry Division

            Ordered into active Federal service 1 September 1950 at Tulsa (Company F, 279th Infantry [NGUS], organized and Federally recognized 8 December 1952 at Tulsa)

            Released from active Federal service 30 April 1954 and reverted to state control; Federal recognition concurrently withdrawn from Company F, 279th Infantry (NGUS)

            Reorganized and redesignated 1 May 1959 as Company A, 2d Battle Group, 179th Infantry, an element of the 45th Infantry Division

            Converted, reorganized, and redesignated 1 April 1963 as Company D, 120th Medical Battalion, an element of the 45th Infantry Division

            Reorganized and redesignated 1 February 1968 as the 145th Medical Company and relieved from assignment to the 45th Infantry Division

            Location changed 1 December 1971 to Sperry; on 1 May 1982 to Broken Arrow

            Ordered into active Federal service 21 November 1990 at Broken Arrow; released from active Federal service 16 May 1991 and reverted to state control

            Reorganized and redesignated 1 September 1995 as Company B, 111th Medical Battalion

            Ordered into active Federal service 21 March 2003 at Broken Arrow; released from active Federal service 20 March 2004 and reverted to state control

            Reorganized and redesignated 1 September 2007 as the 120th Medical Company

            Ordered into active Federal service 4 October 2010 at Broken Arrow

HOME STATION: Broken Arrow

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

World War II
Sicily (with arrowhead)
Naples-Foggia
Anzio
Rome-Arno
Southern France (with arrowhead)
Rhineland
Ardennes-Alsace
Central Europe

Korean War
Second Korean Winter
Korea, Summer-Fall 1952
Third Korean Winter
Korea, Summer 1953

Southwest Asia
Defense of Saudi Arabia
Liberation and Defense of Kuwait
Cease-Fire
           
War on Terrorism
Campaigns to be determined

 

DECORATIONS

            Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered NURNBERG

            French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered ACQUAFONDATA

            Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered KOREA 1951-1952

            Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered KOREA 1953

  BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

 

 

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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